|Date of game: 12/8/2012
Recap: Texas vs. UCLA
Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Jordan Adams netted 18 points to lead the UCLA Bruins to a win over the Texas Longhorns, 65-63, at Reliant Stadium.
Shabazz Muhammad chipped in 16 points for the Bruins (6-3) and Kyle Anderson scored 11 points and brought down six rebounds. All eight players who took the court for UCLA made at least one field goal.
Texas was led by freshman Cameron Ridley's double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds. Javan Felix added 13 points and four assists while Sheldon McClellan scored 12 points.
Both teams struggled shooting from behind the arc in the first 20 minutes, combining to knock down just 1-of-16 3-point attempts. UCLA assisted on just three of it's 15 made baskets but still led the Longhorns after the first period, 32-30.
Texas led by as many as eight points late in the game but UCLA used an 11-0 run to take a three point lead with less than a minute remaining. Jonathan Holmes hit a tough shot to cut the deficit to one with six seconds left. Muhammad then made just one of two free throw attempts, leaving the Longhorns with a chance to win the game or send it to overtime, but Holmes' 3-point attempt missed at the buzzer and the Bruins survived.
With the win, UCLA knots the all-time series at three wins apiece.Game Notes